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Now Offering Curbside Pickup!

We may not provide healthcare or food, but we know that music is ESSENTIAL. While our stores are closed to in-person shopping, we will still be fulfilling online orders, and are now able to offer curbside pickup. Please visit our COVID-19 Changes page for the most up to date information.

Ted Brown Music Tacoma


6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd
Tacoma, WA 98409

Flagship store and corporate office

Curbside Pickup Hours:
Mon. - Fri. 9:30am to 4:00pm

Ellie Stevens - Store Manager
Ellie Stevens
Store Manager

Ted Brown Music in Tacoma is our flagship store and home of our corporate headquarters. Opened in 1931, Ted Brown Music has been a Tacoma institution and supporter of community music from the beginning. We specialize in:

  • Musical instruments and accessories - band and orchestra instruments, guitars, basses, amps, drums, folk instruments, and more
  • Educational Services representatives serving students and educators in the Puget Sound
  • Expert band/orchestra instrument and guitar repair
  • Pro audio (recording and stage equipment), lighting and installation services
  • Ongoing educational events (clinics, workshops) throughout the year


Private Lessons
Instrument Repairs

Upcoming Events

In an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, we have temporarily postponed these events. We hope to return to our regular schedule in mid April. Thank you for your understanding.

Uke an' Jam


Uke an' Jam

This weekly Ukulele circle and jam session happens every Wednesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. Grab you axe and come on down, new players are always welcome!



Bombooshay Drum Circle

Come get your groove on! the Bombooshay Drum Circle is a great way to grow your chops in a fun and pressure free environment.


New Horizons


New Horizons Band

New Horizons is an international music program started by NAMM in the early 1990s. The program is perfect for older adults who have no musical experience but would like to learn - or for people who loved school music but haven’t had the opportunity to play since.